American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Asia, Nepal, Mount Everest, Pre-monsoon

  • Climbs And Expeditions
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  • Publication Year: 1996

Mount Everest, Pre-monsoon. No clients and just one Sherpa summitted from the two commercial expeditions on the Nepalese side. The only other team from Nepal saw two members and three Sherpas summit. Kami Rita Sherpa plunged to his death while climbing with an unsuccessful commercial expedition led by Todd Burleson.

Elizabeth Hawley

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